Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Husayn‘ali Khan Sardar Afshar

Haji Husayn‘ali Khan was the oldest son of Haji Muhammad Khan Sardar Afshar and the brother of ‘Ali Naqi Khan Afshar (Yamin Lashkar) and Yahya Khan Afshar (Iftikhar al-Mulk). His first title was Sa‘id al-Sultan and after his father's death, he received the title of Sardar Afshar. Husayn‘ali Khan first married Muchul Khanum Mawlavi; their son, Fath‘ali Khan, received his father's first title of Sa‘id al-Sultan. After Muchul Khanum's death, Husayn‘ali Khan married her older sister, Kawkab al-Saltanah. Kawkab al-Saltanah had three children from her first husband. She and Husayn‘ali Khan had two daughters: Bihjat al-Saltanah and ‘Iffat.

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